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Cook Islands

Black pearls, cruise ships and lively politics: Mary Warren gives the lowdown on the South Pacific atolls.

Filed in: Cook Islands

‘Democracy does not apply to Aboriginal people’

To mark Australia Day on 26 January, Christoph Behrends talks to Aboriginal rights activist Michael Anderson about past and current struggles.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Land

Papua New Guinea

A small group of islands with a long history

Filed in: Equality Papua New Guinea

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It’s 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Human Rights Indonesia West Papua

Papuan women stand up against violence and injustice

Three stories of courageous women fighting cruelty and repression in Papua by Carole Reckinger.

Filed in: Equality Feminism Human Rights Sexual Politics West Papua Women

Tea and paranoia

Politicians in the US and Australia play the anti-immigration card.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

Samoa

A profile of the Pacific island state.

Filed in: Samoa

Indonesia’s Abu Ghraib

West Papuan freedom struggle gathers momentum.

Filed in: West Papua

New Zealand does the right thing

International efforts to protect the rights of the world’s aboriginal communities gain strength.

Filed in: Aotearoa/New Zealand

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Scared of a star

West Papua’s push for independence

Filed in: West Papua

Timor in Crisis

Carole Reckinger and Sara Gonzalez Devant find rumour, intrigue and the demise of a key player as Timor-Leste’s crisis worsens.

Filed in: Timor-Leste

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